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DHS Summer STEM internships

Department of Homeland Security summer internships for STEM students

Application Deadline December 22

$6000 stipend, dates and locations vary.

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more. 85 more words


DHS, organization seeking donations for last-minute gifts for Oklahoma foster children

OKLAHOMA CITY –  Just one week before Christmas, organizers say some last-minute presents are needed to make sure children in foster care do not go without this holiday. 201 more words


Climate Adaptation and Critical Infrastructure Webinar Series – Register Today!

The DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, will host a Webinar entitled “Regional Adaptation Strategies for Addressing Sea Level Rise and Its Cascading Effects.”  This joint partnership Webinar will feature speakers from Federal, State, and local entities discussing regional adaptive strategies and activities for addressing the impacts of sea level rise on critical infrastructure and will cover: 64 more words


IWLA Chemical Council: Congress Passes CFATS, Improves Security at High-risk Chemical Facilities

The U.S. Congress passed and sent to the president’ desk for signature H.R. 4007, the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014. 112 more words

IWLA Home Front

Osborn Family Spectacle of Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights has become a tradition for many families and guests traveling to the Walt Disney World Resort. Located in the back of Disney Hollywood Studios on the Streets of America hang over 5 million multicolored lights, covering every building top to bottom. 356 more words


State Rep Slams Sheriff For Defending Controversial MRAP Comments

Sheriff’s deputy said armored vehicles were necessary to deal with “constitutionalists”

Washington State Rep. Matt Shea slammed Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich for refusing to apologize for comments made by a Sheriff’s deputy in which the officer stated that MRAP armored vehicles were necessary to deal with “constitutionalists” who could pose a violent threat. 143 more words


Pennsylvania judge rules Obama’s immigration action unconstitutional

Reuters / Tim Shaffer

A Pennsylvania federal court judge ruled in a deportation case that President Barack Obama exceeded his executive powers when he announced his executive order on immigration policy. 167 more words